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Cass County MI Sheriff's Office
Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 :: 05:45 p.m. EDT


Single Vehicle Injury Crash US 12/ S River Rd, Porter Twp., Cass County

Sheriff Richard J. Behnke reports his office investigated a single vehicle crash on US 12, east of S. River Rd in Porter Twp., Cass County, Michigan. This crash occurred on 06-03-2020 at approx. 1422 Hrs.

Emergency personnel on arrival found a vehicle driven by Justin Rose, 17 yrs. of Jones, MI having struck a tree on the south side of the road. Rose indicated that he had lost control due to a bee trying to sting him. Rose left the roadway and struck a tree. Rose was extricated from the vehicle by rescue personnel and transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.

Deputies were assisted on scene by Porter Twp. Fire/Ambulance.

Alcohol and drugs were not factors in the crash and a seat belt was used.

Crash remains under investigation at this time.

Cass County MI Sheriff's Office
321 Michigan 62
Cassopolis, MI 49031

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 269-445-1560

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